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Can I Settle a Misdemeanor Out of Court in Virginia?

Accord and Satisfaction, Misdemeanor, Criminal

If you’re facing misdemeanor criminal charges in Virginia, you may be eligible for a unique form of dismissal, called “accord and satisfaction.” Rather than face prosecution, the court closes your case because you made it right with the victim—either through financial compensation or some other form of consideration. Many people are surprised to find out…

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